Atterbury ready with Gosforth Park development
Atterbury ready with Gosforth Park development

Property investor and developer, Atterbury, will develop a R850 million industrial and business park in Gosforth Park, Germiston, in Ekurhuleni. The ready-to-develop park is to provide 103,000sqm of modern business space for blue-chip light industrial users requiring big box logistics warehouses as well as showrooms and offices.

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Preventing shack fires with paint

The Khusela Ikhaya Project, launched by social entrepreneurs Justin Zietsman and Ashley Stemmett of Transception, aims to prevent rapid spreading shack fires through the use of a specifically formulated intumescent (fire retardant) paint applied to informal dwellings.

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GIBB completes community centre in Kou-Kamma

GIBB engineering consulting firm recently completed a multi-purpose community centre (MPCC) in the Kou-Kamma area of the Eastern Cape.

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Four ways to ensure a successful construction contract

There are four ways to ensure the satisfactory outcome of any construction contract, according to Ian Massey, director at MDA Consulting.

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CDC performance targets in reach for 2016

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) says it is poised to reach its performance targets for the 2015/16 financial year.

Slowdown of China's economy impacts on infrastructure projects
Slowdown of China's economy impacts on infrastructure projects

Muzi Siyaya, group business development executive at GIBB, says the slowdown of China's economy has reduced capital expenditure on major infrastructure projects in South Africa and the rest of Africa, impacting significantly on the consulting engineering industry.

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E&C companies on the right track with the use of mobility

While the transition to use mobility may not always be easy considering the tough locations such companies often work in, engineering and construction (E&C) companies are generally on the right track with their emphasis on the use of mobility.

2015/2016 PPC Imaginarium Awards winners announced
2015/2016 PPC Imaginarium Awards winners announced

Category winners in the 2015/2016 PPC Imaginarium Awards were announced this month with entries doubling that of the initial year of the competition.

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Obama signs Africa electricity initiative into law

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama signed into law Monday, 8 February, a measure aimed at expanding electricity to millions of households in sub-Saharan Africa, a measure supporters say will save lives and accelerate growth on the continent.

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Technology, ancient and modern, can help buildings survive quakes

TOKYO: Shocking images of a Taiwan apartment complex felled like a tree by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake have highlighted what is needed to build a structure that can withstand seismic shocks.

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MBAWC announces Apprentice of the Year

Donald Perreira has recently been named winner of the Buckland Apprentice of the Year Award by the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC).

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Pact to support steel sector

PRETORIA: Government is working closely with stakeholders in the steel sector to secure an agreement to support the country's primary steel production capabilities.